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the debates. right now president obama is about to make modern history. the president is in california where he'll unveil a national monument in horne of cesar chavez who led the farm worker monument. it's the first national monument since the 1700s to horne the latino. the latino vote is heavily skewed towards the president, but the issue is enthusiasm. we know this visit today in california with this national monument is a big one for the president. as for governor romney, he took direct aim at president obama's handling of foreign policy during his speech at the military institute in virginia. it's the tenth foreign policy speech of romney's campaign. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region, and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead likely at the hands of al qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. i know the president hopes for a safe
computer scientist in california. the plan is basically it's an interstate compact and once enough states adopt it they would agree to award their electoral votes to the person who wins the national popular vote. eight states and district of columbia constitute 132 electoral votes. under this plan a vote in marblehead, massachusetts would be equal to the one in marblehead, ohio. >> what is your best case that for every vote counting equally here. other than the obvious. >> yep. the practical application to this is that voters will -- presidential candidates will have no more reason to cater to a voter in ohio, to florida, virginia as opposed to people basically in any other state. currently, for example, george w. bush imposed steel tariffs to benefit in a sense people in ohio and pennsylvania. then you have other issues for example the fate of the fishing industry in terms of over regulation you never hear about that because it's disproportionately in states like massachusetts that don't matter. the other thing you too have is a state like california or texas, you have these huge states
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back. he does not condone labell's actions. california governor's arnold schwarzenegger book "total recall" goes on sale today. last night on "60 minutes" he talked about his affairs during his marriage to maria shriver. >> the thing that meant the most to me fell apart because of my doing. that is something that i will always look back and say, how could you have done that. >> the terminator also talked about the young son that he had with the family's maid. he says he cares for the child financially as well as his mother. those are the things we thought you should know. rick! wow, you look terrific! [ female announcer ] crest 3d white glamorous white toothpaste. removes up to 90% of surface stains in just 5 days. crest glamorous white toothpaste. for a smile so white, you won't just be the ex-girlfriend. you'll be the one that got away. [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already h
. >> we're going to california and texas and new york and we're going to south dakota and oregon and washington and michigan. and then we're going to washington, d.c. to take back the white house. yeah! >> as i mentioned today a fungy ring tone, but not so great of a moment for howard dean at the time. >> there's some history there. this was the iowa caucus, and what happened was there was almost a culture war in the democratic party. dick gephardt and howard dean were really going after each other. it was destruction. what happens is a lot of iowa voters in a very polite state became disenfranchised and john kerry and john edwards rose to the top. kerry won iowa followed by edwards and dean and gephardt. dean dropped out of the race after that. howard dean was no longer the front-runner, and he made that gaffe, shall we say. >> if only they hadn't done it. thank you. pretty cool. we have to have you back on. thank you. >> absolutely. thank you so much. >>> up next, do you think today's jobs report raised the president's debate performance. maybe an if only moment in life. it's t
. in 2010 it was the closest a state came to legalizing marijuana when california went for it. they got hammered by opponents towards the end of the election. look, if you pass this initiatives, the roads will be filled with zonked-out stoners. in washington they thought about that and put in an impairment standard so cops can try to figure out if someone is driving stoned or not. also in oregon, colorado and washington, they ear mamark the revenue, some to the general fund and education and substance abuse things and things everybody supports. these are smarter initiatives and it's smarter to run them in a presidential year when you have a lot of young people voting rather than at midterm in 2010 where the elderly folks that come out are strongly anti-pot. >> some of the latest polling shows 50% in colorado and washington support legalizing pot for rec use while 37% in oregon support legalization. ryan, you suddenied this and wrote about it. talk about our mindsets have changed perhaps even since the '80s. is it because, for example, under federal law possession of one personal joint i
. today, president obama has been in iowa, headed to colorado, california and nevada while governor romney hits iowa and nevada for the second day. joining me now nbc news deputy political editor dominico montenero. what you are doing is interesting. putting together scenarios of how the president might hit the magic number or governor romney. first up today, the president. you talk about colorado a lot and not -- what does chuck todd say? flova. i vowed i would not say that. that may not be the magic word. >> there's a path we're saying that president obama could win the election without winning florida, ohio or virginia but that map takes him out west and in the industrial midwest has to do well but taking ohio out of the scenario, if obama were to win wisconsin and iowa, as well as nevada where he's favored currently, that would leave us colorado. if romney wins florida, ohio and virginia, you would be sitting at 266 for romney, 263 for obama and we could be up very late on election night looking to see what happens out west in colorado, 1:00, 2:00 in the morning for us to be able to sa
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